Foreign News: O. K. for Mr. A?

A man's virtue, in the public eye, is often heightened by his past iniquity—as was Henry IV's,* Roach Straton's,† Julius Caesar's.**

When the young Indian Prince, Sir Hari Singh, was detected in intimate residence with a "Mrs—. Robinson" at Paris (TIME, Dec. 15, 1924, LAW) the world reverberated with the scandal of his trial under an alias, "Mr. A." Yet last week, sentimentalists from Benares to Boston scanned with moist-eyed approval a meagre despatch from India:

His Highness, Sir Hari Singh, Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir, has effected such improvements in the administration of his...

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